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HFTP's 2009 Annual Convention & Tradeshow September 16-19 at
Green Valley Ranch and Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada

AUSTIN, TEXAS, USA (July 8, 2009) — Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals' (HFTP®) 2009 Annual Convention & Tradeshow offers high-quality education, networking opportunities, tradeshow and social events all at one luxurious location — The Green Valley Ranch Resort.

With 90 percent of the rooms reserved for attendees, the resort provides an intimate and relaxing setting for the convention. The 2009 Annual Convention & Tradeshow is September 16 – 19 at the Green Valley Ranch Resort in Las Vegas, Nev.

“Our goal with the Annual Convention is to offer a sense of unity among attendees and offer the unique opportunity to network with other professionals in the same industry,” said Frank Wolfe, CAE, CEO of HFTP. “To accomplish this, HFTP just renegotiated the room rate while retaining the same luxurious resort amenities, making it feasible for attendees to stay together at the Green Valley Ranch Resort.”

HFTP re-negotiated the room rate to $129/night, with a special early arrival special of $95 for Sunday, September 13 only. With the room rate, registered attendees receive the following amenities:
  • Resort fee
  • High-speed internet access in each room
  • Complimentary shuttle service to and from the Las Vegas Strip on a set schedule
  • Complimentary shuttle service to and from the McCarran International Airport on a set schedule
  • Health club access
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Daily newspaper
  • Coffee in each room
  • Complimentary local and toll free phone calls

Thirty minutes away from the Las Vegas Strip, the Green Valley Ranch Resort is a AAA Four Diamond Resort known for great service and appearances on television shows like Fox’s Hell’s Kitchen and Discovery Channel’s American Casino. Spanning more than eight acres, the resort includes private cabanas and infinity-edge dipping pools, eight different restaurants, a tranquil spa, a European-inspired casino, a Regal Cinemas movie theater and more. Annual Convention & Tradeshow housing  is open until August 13, 2009.

About HFTP's Annual Convention & Tradeshow
HFTP's 2009 Annual Convention & Tradeshow offers attendees a way to find cost-effective solutions to their current work challenges, stay informed on the hottest industry topics, expand their network, increase their professional value and become empowered. The education sessions cover topics like maximizing capital expenditures on a tight budget, marketing in a Web 2.0 world, saving money by going green, providing customer service in an organization and more.

For more information about the 2009 HFTP Annual Convention & Tradeshow, and to register , visit the conference web site
or contact the HFTP Meetings & Special Events Department at , (800) 646-4387 or +1 (512) 249-5333.

About HFTP
HFTP, Austin, Texas, USA and Maastricht, The Netherlands, founded in 1952, is the global professional association for financial and technology personnel working in hotels, clubs and other hospitality-related businesses. HFTP provides first class educational opportunities, research and publications to more than 4,800 members globally, including the premiere hospitality technology conference HITEC, founded in 1972. HFTP also awards the only hospitality specific certifications for accounting and technology --- the Certified Hospitality Accountant Executive (CHAE) and the Certified Hospitality Technology Professional (CHTP) designations. HFTP was founded in the USA as the National Association of Hotel Accountants. For more information, visit .


Katy Walterscheidt | Media/Public Relations Specialist
Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP)
11709 Boulder Ln, Ste 110
Austin, TX USA 78726-1832
Ph: +1 (512) 249-5333 | (800) 646-4387 (US) x27
Fx: +1 (512) 249-1533

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